Things I Like, Part 2

A few posts ago, I wrote about a few things that I don’t like, including cellphones and bad drivers. In another post, I talked about things I do like: good design, lattes, iPhones, etc. Now, allow me to get a little bit more serious. Here is something I really like. In fact, it’s something I LOVE. The Church. Oh, I know, it’s considered quite cool today to knock the church. Some don’t even want to go anymore, deciding instead to . . . read more ›

Why the Church Matters

Hey everyone! You guys have been posting some great stuff on this blog and I want to thank you. I read all of them, and I love it when you are ministering to each other. That’s what it’s all about. This Sunday at Harvest, I will continue my series on the book of Acts, and I will be speaking on “Secrets of the Early Church.” It will be webcast live at 7:45, 9:45, and 11:45 A.M, Pacific Time. It will . . . read more ›

Back home again

Hey everyone, I’m back in California. I had a great time at the Billy Graham board meeting. Billy spoke to all of us at dinner, and it was very touching. I had some time to talk with him and I showed him a photo of my granddaughter Stella! What can I do, I am a hopeless grandfather! I told Billy that Stella was named after my grandmother, who I lived with for many years. We called her “Mama Stella!” She . . . read more ›

Reaching Today’s Culture

It’s a real challenge to reach our culture today. In my 35 years of ministry, I have never seen greater Bible illiteracy. There was a time when you could assume most people had a general idea of the Bible (i.e. if you referenced Adam and Eve, the Garden of Eden, Noah and his ark, or even Jesus Christ, they would have a sense of what or who you were referring to). Not anymore. People are largely oblivious to the Bible, . . . read more ›

The Weekend Is Here!

Hey, I don’t know about where you live, but here in Southern California it’s in the 90s! Sorry if it’s cold where you are. A couple of thoughts . . . You remember my blog entry a number of days ago, “This is serious!” I got some great feedback from you guys, so I decided to expand it a bit and post it for my weekly column at World Net Daily. World Net Daily is not what you would call . . . read more ›